Hardware

The History of PC Hardware, in Pictures

We all use personal computers, and we all take them for granted in our everyday lives. It’s easy to forget that PCs have only been around for a couple of decades, and initially were nowhere near the powerhouses we have on our desks today. For example, did you know that the first “portable” computer weighed 25 kg (55 lb) and…

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The hard facts about computer hardware

When it comes to buying a desktop computer, we suffer from too much, rather than not enough, choice. Well, to help wade through the morass, here are my recommendations on the computer configuration an average small business user should be looking for at this time. First of all, plan to spend about $1,000 to $1,200 for a computer, monitor, keyboard…

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Inside a computer

Have you ever looked inside a computer case, or seen pictures of the inside of one? The small parts may look complicated, but the inside of a computer case isn’t really all that mysterious. This lesson will help you master some of the basic terminology and understand a bit more about what goes on inside a computer. Watch the video below to learn…

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